Musical brings to life some of the greatest songs ever written
YOU’VE Got a Friend: The Music of James Taylor and Carole King comes to Southport Theatre on Friday, March 3, 2017.
From the creators of the smash hit West End show The Simon & Garfunkel Story, You’ve Got A Friend celebrates two of the world’s greatest songwriters of all time – James Taylor and Carole King.
This musical journey intertwines some of the greatest songs ever written including I Feel The Earth Move, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Fire & Rain, You Make Me Feel (Like A Natural Woman) and the beautiful You’ve Got A Friend.
Two long time friends and collaborators, hit songwriter Kirsti Manna and national recording artist Jonathan Birchfield capture the essence or friendship through music with their dynamic performances.
With stylistic comparisons to Carole King and James Taylor, audiences enjoy Kirsti’s unique artistry on piano and vocals with Jonathan’s velvet toned vocals and guitar.
Kirsti and Jonathan have shared the stage with such artist’s as Brooks and Dunn, Ray Charles, Jimmy Buffett, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and have appeared on the Grand Ole Opry.
Now they are sharing the stage not only with each other but with the songs of their musical mentors.
Kirsti Manna is a Nashville-based songwriter, publisher and producer who had a Billboard No 1 smash hit with Austin, which introduced Blake Sheldon to country radio.
Artists such as Gretchen Wilson, Colt Prather, Cowboy Crush and many others have recorded Kirsti’s songs.
Kirsti is passionate about empowering women and girls to find their creative voice and has launched and run Songwriter Girl Camps with the mission to bring together girls of all ages for focus on songwriting, confidence building and creative empowerment.
The camps have attracted songwriters, artists, and industry pros to gain knowledge and experience. She is a voting member of The Grammys.
Jonathan Birchfield is an all American singer, songwriter, guitarist from the foothills from North Carolina.
For more than 25 years, JB has toured as a solo artist and with his band.
He has shared the stage with Brooks and Dunn, Edwin McCain, Mac McAnally and Allison Krauss to name a few.
For tickets go to www. atgtickets.com